Prof. Costas Cartalis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Prof. Costas Cartalis is a Professor of the Department of Environmental Physics – Meteorology Director of the Department of Environment Physics (since 1.12.2017) at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Athens (B.S. in Physics;1985) and pursued graduate studies (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) completing Masters of Science in Atmospheric Science, Masters of Science in Engineering in Aerospace Engineering (emphasis in Aerodynamics) and PhD in Atmospheric Science. He also followed (distant learning) post graduate courses on Strategic Information Systems at the Heriot Watt University (1994) and in “Urban Design” at the University of Pennsylvania (2014). His Academic Experience includes: Professor at the Department of Environmental Physics of the University of Athens [previously Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Lecturer] – Head of the Remote Sensing and Image Processing Unit in the above Department. Visiting professor at the Department of Climatology at the University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1999-2002). Collaborating Professor at the Master’s Program on “Strategies for the management of the environment and natural disasters”, Dept. of Geology, University of Athens, (2016-present). Collaborating Professor at the Open University of Greece, Masters Programme on Environmental design of cities (2013-2016) and in Environmental Planning (2017-present).